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People-Powered Social Revolution in Israel Promotes Rights of Same-Sex Families

By Irit Rosenblum Legislators react. They don’t enact. A politician who declares a revolution is actually just announcing the phenomenon that he seeks to legislate can no longer be ignored. The real changes are made by people, by society, by individual choices and actions, not by political statements or election propaganda. The legislator simply updates […]

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I had an exceedingly easy aliyah experience.  With the right blood and the right surnames, I became a citizen of Israel, with the same rights as any Israeli Jew, in less than a year.  Ironically, my husband’s paperwork was more of a headache than mine; a “katin hozer” (returning minor) and Israeli citizen by birth, […]

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